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Claire L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Ipswich C.A.B

Has anyone else ever tried to contact the Ipswich cab offices? They have a  telephone that is busy 24/7 and the same busy tone in hours or out of hours, which means it is unplugged. They do not have any kind of answer phone or information message system ... more »
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Abbi L
If you check online they are only open till midday today although phone line is open till 16:00 maybe try ringing again after 12:00
Claire L
Hi Abbi L... it makes no difference when you phone their number , 219777. It just says "the number you have called is busy"   You can phone anytime you want, it is the same. I tried phoning at 9 in the evening just to test their phone line. Same ... more »
John S to Maidenhall and 9 more areas

Looking for good dog groomer?

Hi Guy's looking for good dog groomer, any ideas? Many thanks John
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Dorothy C
I also take my King Charles spaniel Reno to Debbie in Holly Road, Kesgrave. She is excellent and I would recommend her to any dog owner. She is very friendly to the dogs( and owners of course.) and for £20 he comes out perfectly groomed. Reno is never ... more »
PinkSky C to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Anyone with female relatives in the Felixstowe area

We are running women only cycle training courses starting Saturday 3rd May in Brackenbury Sports Centre.  Learn to ride a bike, or build confidence.  We provide bikes and all other equipment.  Please pass this onto any women relatives or friends in ... more »
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
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PinkSky C
Training in Felixstowe starts next Saturday 3rd May, so there is still time to sign up.  Good exercise, good company and good fun.
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
Jenny T to Racecourse and 9 more areas

Wheelie bins

I think Im losing my marbles. I am sure I had notification from the council to say they would be emptying brown and black bins on the same day. Guess what black bin emptied but not the brown one . Should have been done Thursday Nacton road area. Anyone ... more »
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Sheila O
your`e not loosing your marbles it is black and brown together round our rd rosehill area and our day is wednesday our brown bin was collected and empty quite early wednesday !!!
O J M
It depends where you live.  Consult the form that the council sent you.  States everything on there.  Alternatively, go to the council website.
Lattice B to California and 6 more areas

Charity Bingo night

charity bingo night at the lattice barn in aid of Papworth Hospital come along and have some fun while supporting a great cause

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the lattice barn

May 12
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Lesley F
My neice has found this little terrier type dog in Robeck Road. If you know who it might belong to, please call her on 07977 455651.
Lesley F
The dog has now been claimed so no further action needed.
Diana L to California and 9 more areas

Window Cleaners

Hello all, I need a recommendation. We live in a flat on a 2nd floor and need our windows cleaned from the outside. Could any of you recommend a good, reliable and not too pricey company that does it? Do any of you have experience with the service? Any ... more »
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John W
we had an awkward conservatory cleaned by Ricks Rise and Shine, 01473 570209, did a thorough job, in fact I gave them a bit more money as it was so awkward and took them longer than they thought, trouble is the Sahara sand arrived about a week later and ... more »
Debi K
I find HighTop to be very helpful and reasonably priced :)
Theresa S to California and 9 more areas

Home help/ cleaner etched

Hello everyone This is my first post here. Please can I just advise anyone needing home help or a cleaner in their home, to always request a crb (DBS ) check. I run my own cleaning company withy husband and daughters, I'm not promoting my business. But I ... more »
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Deejay tony W
As a Mobile DJ & Radio Presenter I also have a CRB (incase of any childrens parties) plus Public Liability of £5 million.  It's not that costs, I think about £11.00 per month.
Andy B
Thankyou for the information guys, Any particular companies better for public liability Insurance?. I have an enhanced Crb for my daily job so not sure if I'd need to do another one. I think I'll have to start up a new thread/posting on here as I didn't ... more »
Claire L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Information on medical data

If you are as concerned as I am about your medical data, then now is the time to see your GP ( an extract from weblink as shown) All and any medical data held in your local Ipswich Drs office will be used by non medical departments and unless you opt ... more »
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Jean L
Claire L , thank you for bringing this to my attention, I had not a clue about it. I am going to opt out, as I have no doubt that whatever this is all about, it will be the normal sham that it is when involving large organisations such as the NHS or ... more »
Claire L
Jean L  you make some valid points concerning all things that come under that much used  throwaway excuse as you quoted "we will learn from these mistakes" and also their never ending attempts to make it sound like its the fault of anyone else but ... more »
Carol R to Broke Hall and 9 more areas

Beach Hut

I just wondered if anyone knows of a beach hut for sale at the brackenbry dip Felixstowe, preferably with a sea view.
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Nosey Ron
http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/find.html?locationIdentifier=REGION%5E508&insId=2&maxPr... Always check Rightmove website
Natalie S to Westbourne and 4 more areas

School day memories

Your school days are meant to be some of the happiest of your life and we’re looking for your past memories of going to school in Suffolk. What were your favourite subjects? Did you ever go on any exciting school trips? How do the schools differ from ... more »
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Dorothy C
I went to Rose Hill School when I was eight, going from home I had to go past St. Clements which had lots of dark places because of the many trees. Didn't have mum to take me, said I was old enough to go on my own. Not many youngsters of that age go ... more »
Natalie S
Thanks for all the memories. Does anyone have any photos they could email to natalie.sadler@archant.co.uk? Many thanks
Brian V to Gainsborough and 9 more areas

Friends

Hello everybody, If you are connected top facebook, why not join the friends and social group called ifriends-Suffolk? There are over 350 members. iFriends is an informal social group for adults based in Suffolk and the surrounding area who want to ... more »
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Jenny H to Ipswich and 5 more areas

bed & breakfast

does anyone know of a cheap b&b in ipswich. i've googled and the cheapest one is around £40... does anyone know of one that is cheaper than that say around £20 for one night?
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Victoria L
You could try looking on spareroom.com.  Its not bed and breakfast (although some maybe), but it would be a cheap room if that's what you are looking for.
Jenny H
Thanks guys thats really helpful xx much appreciated xx
Keith H to Priory Heath and 9 more areas

Bond street.

Well i see they been digging Bond street up yet again.all the time we had that road up cant believe they at it again.I got stuck there yesterday took ages just to get on to Bond street as nobody would leave a gap to get out at the lights.there were ... more »
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Colin C
Same old story, just one lane in use, cought me out too last week, everywhere the situation gets worse, coming home from Lowestoft this morning 40 miles took an hour and a half, the Blythboro, flood work is on for 4 months, horrendous delays just ... more »
Ruth L
OK I've found it-waterboard, due to finish Thursday. Don't forget Northgate st is also shut by the gas board today, hopefully back to normal soon...
Liz H to California and 9 more areas

The BLISS Ipswich Buggy Push

Hi there I just wanted to let you know about the very first ever Ipswich BLISS (Babies born to small, too sick, too soon) Sponsored 5km Buggy Push in Christchurch Park at 11am on Friday 9th May 2014 (meeting in front of the mansion). We will be having a ... more »

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Christchurch Park

May 11
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Marilyn C to Broke Hall and 9 more areas

Broke Hall Garage Sales

Broke Hall Garage Sale Trail. Saturday May 17th from 10 -2 is the 3rd annual sale trail on our estate. We already have 37 people booked and there will be loads more signing up over the next few weeks. Last year we had over 200 sales. If you live on ... more »

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Broke Hall Estate

May 17
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Peter P
Will there be any toilets any where this year?  we found this a problem last year.
Marilyn C
Afraid not. I don't really see how we could do that as it is just a private estate with no community facilities. The only place nearby with toilets would be the Golf up Foxhall Rd.
Natalie S to Ipswich and 4 more areas

Cinema

How many cinemas does Ipswich need? There are rumours the old Odeon could reopen as a cinema after being snapped up last year by a mystery buyer. And there are still plans to open a mutliplex in the Buttermarket. Do we need three cinemas? Will it help ... more »
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Jackie T
I seem to remember saying what about the Odeon building when it was announced about The Buttermarket proposal! Several people talk about parking issues, there are at least 5 carparks within a relatively short distance, also bus stop opposite and behind. ... more »
Yvonne L
Not everyone can enjoy a nice walk Jackie and the buses arem unreliable and probably don't run late or Sundays!